//Diversity and Inclusion: A Business Approach

Diversity and Inclusion: A Business Approach

$1,800.00

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Diversity is key to fostering growth and creativity within your organization. In this course, you will examine the foundation of diversity management including a discussion of the legal aspects of diversity management, diversity management organizational paradigms, and specific diversity business case studies.

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COVID-19 Update

Despite the uncertainty of COVID-19 we encourage you to enroll in our Executive Education offerings with confidence. Courses will be modified to a full or partial distance-learning format in the case of campus closure. Because distance-learning courses will not be able to accommodate on-campus amenities, a discount may be provided. Please contact our office at ExecEd@Utah.edu or 801-572-7273 for more details.


Upcoming Dates:

 

November 2020
5 – 6 November 2020
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Examine diversity management from a strategic, integrative framework. In this course, you will examine the foundation of diversity management including a discussion of the legal aspects of diversity management, diversity management organizational paradigms, and specific diversity business case studies. Additionally, you will practice communication skills for managing critical diversity workplace conversations.

In this program, you will:

  • Analyze emerging diversity trends and their implications in the workplace
  • Learn the importance of articulating a clear and company-specific definition of diversity
  • Examine strategies for measuring an organization’s current diversity competence
  • Understand the competitive advantage of diversity management
  • Learn strategies for developing diversity initiatives, training strategies, and a strategic diversity plan
  • Learn how an organization’s external relationships reflect an organization’s diversity strategy

SHRM Recertification Provider 2017

Eccles Executive Education is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 13 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit SHRMCertification.org.

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Faculty

Dr. Kathryn Cañas

Dr. Kathryn A. Cañas is a member of the Management Department in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Her teaching currently includes courses on managing diversity, business communication, and pedagogical theories and practices on both undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Reviews

  1. Katrina Vastag

    “I enjoyed networking with other Diversity and Inclusion professionals from the community and loved learning from Dr.Cañas – she is a great presenter, engaging, and full of wisdom.”

  2. Katrina Johnson

    “I like the quality of information and the amazing speakers. I also liked the fact that you really dived into the topic and tailored it to your needs.”

  3. Katrina Johnson

    “There was open communication, and the guest speakers were impactful. This class allowed my team to create authentic and actionable plans outside of the office.”

  4. Katrina Johnson

    “My favorite aspect was hearing from people who have little in common with me and certainly see the world from a slightly different angle.”

  5. Katrina Johnson

    “Kate is well-versed in this topic, and her guest speakers were excellent. The students in the classroom provided great insight and ideas as well.”

  6. Katrina Johnson

    “I loved the hands on learning and small group discussions. I was a little nervous knowing we would be creating a diversity plan at the end, but every single exercise we did was so helpful and led naturally to the plan. That was helpful!”

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